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Alkaptonuria in Russia.
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European Journal of Human Genetics : EJHG; Soltysova A, Kuzin A et. al.

Sep 11th, 2021 - Alkaptonuria is characterized by the accumulation of homogentisic acid (HGA), part of which is excreted in the urine but the excess HGA forms a dark brown ochronotic pigment that deposits in the connective tissue (ochronosis), eventually leading t...

Ochronotic heart disease leading to severe aortic valve and coronary artery stenosis.
Journal of Cardiac Surgery; Velez AK, Gaughan NA et. al.

Jun 14th, 2021 - Cardiac ochronosis is a rare disease, estimated to affect 1 in 250,000 persons. While there is extensive evidence of the musculoskeletal alterations of the disease, cardiac involvement has not been widely studied and most information we currently ...

Alkaptonuria in Turkey: Clinical and molecular characteristics of 66 patients.
European Journal of Medical Genetics; Kisa PT, Gunduz M et. al.

Mar 23rd, 2021 - Alkaptonuria (AKU) is an inborn error of metabolism caused by the deficiency of homogentisate 1,2-dioxygenase (HGD) as a result of a defect in the HGD gene. HGD enzyme deficiency results in accumulation of homogentisic acid (HGA) in the body, whic...

A Mimic of Ankylosing Spondylitis, Ochronosis: Case Report and Review of the Literature.
Current Allergy and Asthma Reports; Chu P, Cuellar MC et. al.

Mar 6th, 2021 - Ochronosis and alkaptonuria are manifestations of the same condition-a rare autosomal recessive disorder resulting from a constitutional lack of homogentisate 1,2-dioxygenase (HGD) with the consequent accumulation of homogentisic acid (HGA). In oc...

Alkaptonuria in Russia: mutational spectrum and novel variants.
European Journal of Medical Genetics; Bychkov I, Kamenets E et. al.

Feb 24th, 2021 - Alkaptonuria is a rare genetic disease caused by mutations in HGD gene. Here we report the results of genetic and biochemical analysis of 49 Russian patients with alkaptonuria. One of the common variants c.481G > A; p.(Gly161Arg) comprising 72.4% ...

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News  3 results

Incidentally Discovered Ochronosis Explaining Decades of Chronic Pain

Jan 7th, 2020 - Manipulating the metabolic pathway of phenylalanine with medication is a second option. An example of this is nitisinone, a US Food and Drug Administration-approved medication for treatment of tyrosinemia.

Localized Argyria With Pseudo-ochronosis
Kyle M. Devins, BS, Herman S. Mogavero Jr, MD et. al.

Jan 9th, 2015 - Localized cutaneous argyria often presents as asymptomatic black or blue-gray pigmented macules in areas of the skin exposed to silver-containing compounds. 1 Silver may enter the skin by traumatic implantation or absorption via eccrine sweat gland.

On the Ocular Findings in Ochronosis

Abstract Background Ochronosis/Alkaptonuria is a tyrosine metabolism disorder where accumulation of homogentisic acid, in eye, skin, cartilage and several other connective tissues leads to a black pigmentation of the affected tissues. It is autoso...

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